Forming, Forging or Hot Heading often times requires a lot of force in a small concentrated area. We have been dealing with these type of loads for decades and know what it takes to make high energy output presses.            


Sutherland California Press Prep Center

Sutherland & Dunkel have worked for over forty (40) years. Sutherland will direct discharge incoming presses to the new California Prep Center. As you can see, Dunkel has a large fleet of the most modern trucking and rigging equipment. Load in and out will be fast to assure no delays to our customers.

The machine is used for hot heading of large 5" diameter bolts for the mining industry. Notice the extra long slide body which assures high accuracy during forging operations.



Closed Die Hot Forge Presses

are available from 440 ton to 2500 ton. The 1600 ton (below left) is a good example of our mid range geared hot forge presses.

Tie Rod multiple piece frames are super rigid and easy to transport and assemble on site.

Machines are equipped with separate clutch and brake and eccentric shaft connection to massive pitman.

Modern controls enhance productivity and protect your investment. Fault monitoring system with LCD Screen and indicator lights. Thermal bearing sensor display running temperatures.

Sutherland Forge



HCP Series small bed stamping and heading presses are available from 88 to 330 ton capacities. Sleek & Safe totally enclosed frame houses our transmission system in a self contained oil bath.

Large side window openings are ideal for adding automation like coil processing lines or transfer systems.

Sutherland Heading

The HCP-121 ton (above) is equipped with our I-PRESS AB PLUS press & automation control. If you are running a lot of dies, you can store up to 200 jobs (expandable) on board. The I-PRESS AB PLUS is the most fully featured press control on the market.

If you need lower tonnage & open access on 3 sides, the MARK Series or KC Series Gap Frames may be a good solution for your application.


Our gap frame presses are the most popular on the market. We offer three control levels to give your customers what they need.

The I-PRESS STANDARD comes on all MARK Series presses. The KC-OMRON simple control comes standard on all KC Series Presses.

Sutherland Mark66

Or you have a choice to step up to the I-PRESS AB PLUS on any model.

If you would like to speak with a Sutherland Representative CLICK HERE and we will be in touch in 24 hours.

We are pleased to offer a tour of our California Press Prep Center in December and January when we will have 12 to 15 different presses be readied for customers.


Mark Sutherland, President


Mark Sutherland

President of Sutherland Presses, 36 Years - Senior VP of KC Presses, 5 Years

We are the pioneer of Pacific Rim metal forming lines dating back to the late 1950'™s. We are specialist in Metal Forming, Stamping & Forging processing lines.

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